British anarchist, writer, editor, architect. Born 1924, Essex, England.
Derek Birdsall (born 1934) is a British graphic designer specialising in books.
Born 1906, Germany
Swiss author, poet and painter. Born in Germany in 1877.
Ivan Dominic Illich, born 1926, Vienna, Austria. ‘was a Roman Catholic priest, theologian, philosopher, and social critic. His 1971 bookcriticises modern society’s institutional approach to education, an approach that constrains learning to narrow situations in a fairly short period of the human lifespan.’
Indian architect (Born 1917, Birmingham, England – died in 2007, Kerala, India). Designed energy efficient, innovative buildings using local materials and labour.
Born 1895, New York, US
British cabinetmaker, writer, designer, political dissident, educator. Born in 1923 and died in 1995.
Richard Feyman (1918–1988) was an American theoretical physcisist.
Sam Harris is a neuroscientist who has written books about spiritualism without religion, creates the podcast Making Sense and the app and meditation programme/course Waking Up.
‘So, that notion of hypertext seemed to me immediately obvious because footnotes were already the ideas wriggling, struggling to get free, like a cat trying to get out of your arms.’
Werner Herzog is a Bavarian film-maker. He has a distinct style of observation. Both in his documentary and feature films. He creates raw impressions of the people he meets through the lens.